Media releases

ASQA rejects any conclusion that it has not acted to investigate and take appropriate action in relation to concerns regarding the quality of vocational training and assessment.

ASQA has approved a tuition assurance scheme operated by TAFE Directors Australia as suitable for the protection of fees prepaid by VET students.

There has been a range of media comment regarding the Vocation group, including from current and former officers of the company, which has gone to the interaction of the RTOs within the group with VET regulators.

ASQA has launched a new website providing detailed information about the Standards for Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) 2015.

The Australian Government is beefing up the ability of ASQA, with an additional $68 million in funding to maintain the highest standards in the skills and training sector as new training standards come into effect.

ASQA's latest site audit survey shows RTOs continue to express high satisfaction with auditing procedures and auditors.

ASQA has secured a criminal prosecution against a training manager of a RTO who used fraudulent documents in an attempt to demonstrate compliance with the national standards.

RTOs subject to a site audit by the national regulator, ASQA, continue to express satisfaction with the process.

Training in early childhood, security and equine programs will come under the microscope in the next round of ASQA's strategic review program.

ASQA today released a major review of safety training for workers on Australian construction sites as part of its ongoing efforts to ensure vocational and educational training in Australia remains world class.

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